The community mobilizes to support the Centraide campaign | KLBK | KAMC


This is a press release from Lubbock Area United Way.

LUBBOCK, Texas – During its mid-campaign report luncheon, United Way of the Lubbock area announced that the community has contributed $ 3,671,041 to the annual campaign to date. Campaign vice president Laura Vinson, Prosperity Bank, said the donations put United Way 62.4% against the goal of $ 5,882,846 for 2021.

“I hope what you experienced today made you immensely proud to be a part of the Lubbock Area Centraide. There are so many stories that make up our 75 year history. Each is relevant to the needs of the community then, and United Way continues to be relevant today, ”said Vinson.

United Way has recognized its four founding community partners who have been part of the organization since its inception in 1946. These include the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lubbock, the Boy Scouts South Plains Council, the Girl Scouts of the Texas Oklahoma Plains. and the Salvation Army. Twenty-five past council and campaign chairs were also in attendance and were recognized for their service to the United Way.

Sidney Hopper, president of United Supermarkets, handed over a check for $ 116,700 from the 29e Jacky Pierce Annual Charity Golf Classic. Rob Dean, City Bank, announced that the United Way LIVE UNITED Golf Tournament raised $ 121,550.

51 local businesses were recognized as campaign event sponsors for covering the costs of the Mid-Campaign Report Luncheon, Campaign Celebration Luncheon and many other campaign events.

The campaign celebration will take place at 11:30 am on Tuesday, November 30e at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Volunteers and community members wishing to participate should confirm their attendance at or call 806.747.2711.

2021 Campaign Event Sponsors

Alan Henry Insurance
Alderson Enterprises
American Bank of Commerce
Atmos Energy
Unlimited barricades
Reference business solutions
Reference mortgage
Betenbough Houses
Carr, Riggs and Ingram
City bank
Health Pact
First united bank
FirstBank & Trust & PrimeWest
FirstCapital Bank
Jim and Kathy Gilbreath
Greenstreet, Inc
Happy state bank
Jack D. Thornton, Inc.
Lone Star State Bank
Lubbock Christian University
Lubbock National Bank
Madera Residential
McMahon Vinson & Hubbard
PFG Advisors
Bank PlainsCapital
Prosperity bank
Ramar communication
RE / MAX Lubbock
Rip Griffin Enterprises
Robert Madden Industries
Robinson Burdette Martin & Seright
Sanford & Tatum Insurance Agency
South Plains Electrical Cooperative
West Bank
StarCare Specialized Health System
Texas Mutual Insurance
Texas Tech Credit Union
Texas Tech University, Office of the President
Capital TXP
UMC health system
United supermarkets
Xcel Energy
X-Fab Texas

This is a press release from Lubbock Area United Way.


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